Arrest after man exposes himself near Seaton Carew promenade

The beach at Seaton Carew
The beach at Seaton Carew

POLICE have made an arrest after a man was allegedly seen exposing himself near a seaside promenade.

A shocked woman rang police to report that the incident had happened near Newburn Bridge, on the approach from Mainsforth Terrace to Seaton Carew.

The “flashing” incident is said to have happened around 12.45pm on Wednesday.

The woman had been riding a bicycle near the sea front at the time.

A police spokeswoman said: “A male exposed himself to the caller.”

The man is described as being aged 25 to 30 years old, with dark hair and was wearing a jumper with stripes and blue jeans.

A man from Ferryhill was arrested on suspicion of indecent exposure and has been bailed pending further inquiries.